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Poster: bluedevil Date: Sep 28, 2012 8:40am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Frank Zappa

and orange juice in a glass about this size of his thumb and those lovely howard johnson's clam strips.

I also heard he was fond of muffins...

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Poster: SomeDarkHollow Date: Sep 28, 2012 12:01pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Frank Zappa

Don't get me started on HoJo's clam strips.


Ahh, to be young and driving north on 128 to the Portland CC. Fond memories. Might as well throw in a Fribble while you're at it.

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Poster: Dudley Dead Date: Sep 28, 2012 11:06am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Frank Zappa

Ha ! I was listening to "Bongo Fury" last Sunday .

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Poster: bluedevil Date: Sep 28, 2012 1:04pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Frank Zappa

I've posted about this before, but when Zappa died Vaclav Havel had the flag over the Prague Castle lowered to half mast and made a statement about how he would listen that evening to his copy of "Bongo Fury" that Zappa gave him.
http://wiki.killuglyradio.com/wiki/V%C3%A1clav_Havel

On a side note, our gallery is trying to sell a Don Van Vliet painting for a private party.

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Poster: Dudley Dead Date: Sep 28, 2012 4:26pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Frank Zappa

One of the great things, of course, about "Bongo Fury", is Beefheart's vocals and the 2 poems/songs he does . I met him at a record signing for "Shiny Beast", but I got him to autograph my copy of "Trout MasK' instead . He saw it, and his face lit up, "THIS is my favorite" .

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Poster: bluedevil Date: Sep 29, 2012 3:28pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Frank Zappa

That is very, very cool. Keep that protected.

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Poster: patkelleyPA Date: Sep 28, 2012 9:09am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Frank Zappa

he thought he was man, but as it turns out, he was a muffin